Saying Goodbye: A Look at Those Laid to Rest in 2013

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  • Chinua Achebe
  • Hugo Chavez
  • Ed Koch
  • Eugene Patterson
  • Donald Byrd
  • Harry F. Byrd
  • Robert Chew
  • Those We Lost in 2013
  • Lord Infamous
  • Nelson Mandela
  • Patti Webster
  • Lee Thompson Young
  • Jacob Matlala
  • Ken Norton
  • Leo Branton
  • Essie Mae Washington

Ed Koch

Ed Koch, the former New York City mayor known for his activism and outspokenness, specifically when he rallied New Yorkers to stand up against a transit strike in 1980, passed away from congestive heart failure on Jan. 31. He was 88 years old.

(Photo: Joe Cavaretta/AP Photo, File)

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